Clay County School District

128 Richmond Road
Manchester, KY 40962
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Clay County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kentucky for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 2,906 students in Clay County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kentucky.
Public Schools in Clay County School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the Kentucky public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Kentucky public school average of 26% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (KY)
# Schools
10 Schools
1,535 Schools
# Students
2,906 Students
653,795 Students
# Teachers
235 Teachers
43,431 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Clay County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 171 school districts in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KY)
#56 out of 172 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Clay County  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Clay County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Clay County  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Clay County  School District and public school graduation rate of KY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.06
0.44
# American Indian Students
7 Students
853 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7 Students
12,780 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
26 Students
54,122 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
8%
# Black Students
25 Students
69,939 Students
% Black Students
1%
11%
# White Students
2,820 Students
483,050 Students
% White Students
97%
74%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
1,016 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
19 Students
32,044 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
123
23,220
# Students in K Grade:
258
49,563
# Students in 1st Grade:
224
46,851
# Students in 2nd Grade:
215
47,051
# Students in 3rd Grade:
207
47,140
# Students in 4th Grade:
233
43,532
# Students in 5th Grade:
210
47,163
# Students in 6th Grade:
213
47,805
# Students in 7th Grade:
233
50,313
# Students in 8th Grade:
211
51,324
# Students in 9th Grade:
279
56,875
# Students in 10th Grade:
175
50,386
# Students in 11th Grade:
167
47,642
# Students in 12th Grade:
158
44,266
# Ungraded Students:
-
664

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,896 is higher than the state median of $14,317. The school district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,815 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.
This School District
This State (KY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$43 MM
$9,360 MM
This chart display total revenue of Clay County  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$43 MM
$9,189 MM
This chart display total spending of Clay County  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$14,896
$14,317
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Clay County  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$14,815
$14,055
This chart display average spending per public school student in Clay County  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Clay County School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Burning Springs Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9847 N Hwy 421
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-3138
Grades: PK-6
| 277 students
Rank: #22.
Manchester Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1908 N Hwy 421
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-3444
Grades: PK-6
| 395 students
Rank: #33.
Horse Creek Learning Center
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
239 Richmond Rd
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-1601
Grades: 3-12
| 82 students
Rank: #44.
Oneida Elementary School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
435 Newfound Rd
Oneida, KY 40972
(606) 598-2168
Grades: PK-6
| 102 students
Rank: #55.
Goose Rock Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
364 Hwy 1524
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-3740
Grades: PK-6
| 206 students
Rank: #66.
Paces Creek Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1983 S Hwy 421
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-6333
Grades: K-6
| 284 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Big Creek Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
523 N Hwy 66
Oneida, KY 40972
(606) 598-2812
Grades: PK-6
| 135 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Hacker Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
84 Hooker Rd
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-3338
Grades: PK-6
| 271 students
Rank: #99.
Clay County Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
239 Richmond Rd
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-1810
Grades: 7-8
| 421 students
Rank: #1010.
Clay County High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Clay Co High Rd
Manchester, KY 40962
(606) 598-3737
Grades: 9-12
| 733 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Clay County School District?
Clay County School District manages 10 public schools serving 2,906 students.
What is the rank of Clay County School District?
Clay County School District is ranked #51 out of 171 school districts in Kentucky (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Kentucky school districts for: Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Clay County School District?
97% of Clay County School District students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Clay County School District?
Clay County School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 15:1.
What is Clay County School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,815 is higher than the state median of $14,055. The school district spending/student has grown by 22% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 10 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 2,906 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 3%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in KY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KY Dept. of Education

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